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Jan

28

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Go to these events, and feel productive!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended :

  • The 40th Bampton Lecture in America, 5 – 6:30 PM, Low Library
  • Democratic Entropy and the Tools for Democratic Regulation, 6 – 7:30 PM, Buell Hall
  • Establishing and Retaining Legal Control Over Important Life Decisions. 1 – 1:00 PM, Hammer Health Sciences Center
  • Sustainability Measurement in China: Fostering a Race to the Top, 6 – 7:00 PM, Low Library
  • “Transformative Change in the Camden City School District” A talk by Paymon Rouhanifard, Superintendent of Camden, New Jersey, 12:10 PM – 1:10 PM, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104
  • Housing Crisis in Global Cities, 2 – 4:00 PM, International Affairs Building
  • Russia Hosts The World Cup: Sports And Politics In 2018, 5 – 7:00 PM, Low Library
  • A Workshop on “La semaine sanglante” by Manfred Posani Lowenstein (Columbia University; The University of Montreal) moderated by Bernard E. Harcourt, 12:10 – 1:40 PM, Jerome Greene Annex

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Jan

21

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Plan a week full of events, and pretend it is still syllabus week!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Tibeto-Mongol Relations and the Role of the Lama Zanabazar” Tuesday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM, International Affairs Building.
  • “When Are Journalists Foreign Agents?” Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Pulitzer Hall.
  • “Sixties Underground Press & the Rise of Alternative Media in America” Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, Butler Library.
  • “How FemTech, Genetics & Consumers are Driving Change” Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, Cooley LLP, The Grace Building.
  • Reset (Relève: Histoire d’une création), Thursday, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, Buell Hall.

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Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Educating the Brain: How the Acquisition of Reading and Mathematics Affects Human Brain Circuits” Monday, December 4, 4:15-6:15 pm. Italian Academy.
  • “From the Faculty Lounge: More Than a Game: Play to Learn – A conversation between Mark Carnes and Stephanie Pfirman” Monday, December 4, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
  • ““”Does This Vehicle Belong to You?” Processing the Language of Policing for Improving Police-Community Relations” Tuesday, December 5, 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Room 412.
  • “The Future of DACA” Wednesday, December 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Battle of the Dining Halls: Food Fight 2017” Wednesday, December 6, 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Lerner Auditorium.

Monday, December 4

  • “Understanding the Perspectives of Survivors of Human Trafficking on their Experiences in Shelter Care in Cambodia” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. NYS Psychiatric Institute, Room 6601.
  • “New Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Bruce Robbins” 6:15 – 7:15 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities., EC 2nd Floor.

Tuesday, December 5

  • “The Fight for Democratic Values in Ukraine: Confronting Propaganda and Corruption” 4:00 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Book Launch: The Art of Sanctions by Richard Nephew” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Climate Change Impacts: Relocation to Safer Ground” 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Faculty House, 3rd Floor.
  • “Saskia Hamilton and Hisham Matar – A reading” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Barnard Hall, Room 418.

Wednesday, December 6

  • “Cultural Holes & the Production of Economic Thought w/ Emily Erikson” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Knox Hall, Room 403.
  • “Perspectives on Peace Presents: Beyond Combat” 3:00 – 5:30 pm. Teachers College, Milbank Chapel.
  • “Monteverdi at 450: Experiments in Sound, Image, and Movement” all-day, beginning at 3:00 pm. Italian Academy.
  • “From Private Companies to President Trump: Defending the Public Discourse” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institute.
  • “Sages, Proverbs, Myths and Philosophy: Recording the Breadth of Sagacious Wisdom with Gail Presbey” 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Knox Hall.

Thursday, December 7

  • “Clean + Go Green – University-Wide Recycling, Shredding, and Donation Event” all-day. Low Plaza.
  • “The Success of Failure: Perspectives from the Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Education, and Law” all-day. Teacher’s College, Cowin Auditorium.
  • “Present Past: Time, Memory, and the Negotiation of Historical Justice” all-day. IAB.
  • ““The Evolution of Mental Health and Manhood Among Young Black Men,” with Prof Daphne Watkins” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. School of Social Work, Room 1109.
  • “”Beyond words”: oral tradition and the music of Julia Wolfe” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.

Friday, December 8

  • “Sustaining Peace: Partnerships for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding” 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Faculty House.
  • “Revisiting Sage Philosophy: a workshop on fieldwork-based dialogical research on African sages and philosophical thinkers” 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Knox Hall.
  • “Joint Armstrong Memorial Lecture- Electrical Engineering Distinguished Lecture” 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Room 412.

Saturday, December 9

  • “DOCFEST ’17” 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.

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Nov

28

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Dr. Klepfisz’s Wikipedia page describes her as a “Yiddish lesbian author and activist”. We’re here for it.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Meet a Yiddish Celebrity” Tuesday, November 28, 6:00 pm. Deutsches Haus.
  • “Action and Allyship: Taking Action Against Anti-Blackness” 8:00 pm. Diana, Room 502.
  • “Iran: Deal or No Deal” 8:00 – 9:30 pm. Law School, Room 101.
  • “Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts” Thursday, November 30 through Saturday, December 2, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. New York Live Arts, 219 W. 19th Street.

Tuesday, November 28

  • “Behavioral Economics and Innovation in Cities: Increasing Fiscal Revenues and Improving Public Policies in Latin America” 2:10 – 3:30 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Premiere Screening of “Above the Drowning Sea”” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Butler Library, Room 203.
  • “Religion and the State in China: Restrictions, Revival, Possibilities” 5:30 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 918.
  • “Global Leadership in the 21st Century” 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Casa Italiana, Teatro.

Wednesday, November 29

  • “Modernity and Policy Toward the Urban Poor in China” 12:10 – 1:50 pm. School of Social Work, Room C03.
  • “Author Boris Fishman In Conversation with Anna Katsnelson” 2:00 – 4:00 pm. IAB, Room 1201.
  • “Roundtable on Maya Jasanoff’s “The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World”” 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities, 2nd floor common room.
  • “Monica Azzolini – Saints and Science in Early Modern Italy: Filippo Neri and Francesco Borgia as Patron Saints of Earthquakes” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Fayerweather Hall, Room 513.
  • “Book Launch: “The Time of Mute Swans” by Ece Temelkuran” 6:15 – 8:00 pm. Schermerhorn Hall, Stronach Lounge.
  • “Writers at Barnard 2017: Creative Writing Students” 7:00 pm. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor.

Thursday, November 30

  • “FACE for voice and ensemble by Pierluigi Billone (2016, U.S. premiere)” 7:30 – 9:30 am. Casa Italiana.
  • “Data Science Institute-Industry-Innovation Seminar: Capital One” 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium.
  • “Book Talk. American Girls In Red Russia: Chasing The Soviet Dream, By Julia Mickenberg” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Analyzing Russia and the Changing Ideas Industry: Addressing the Decline of Regional Expertise in Academia and the Policy World” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, World Room
  • “Uprising 5/13: Satyagraha” 6:45 – 8:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Impossible Harms: A Conversation with Prof. Henry Theriault” 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Pupin Hall, Room 301.
  • “The Tableau Vivant: Across Media, History, and Culture” 7:30 pm. Deutsches Haus.

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Nov

19

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We love turkey day as much as we love attending cool on-campus events!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Dorothy Roberts’s groundbreaking book, Killing the Black Body” Monday, November 20, 4:15 – 6:45 pm. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor.
  • “Orhan Pamuk” Monday, November 20, 6:30 pm. Miller Theater.

Monday, November 20

  • “Data Science Institute Colloquium: Yann LeCun, Facebook AI Research & New York University” 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium.
  • Book Talk: “Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “The Future of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Green Hall 107.
  • “Storytelling and the Geopolitics of Petroleum: Student Roundtable Discussion with Vahan Zanoyan, Author & Global Energy Consultant” 12:30 – 2:00 pm. School of Social Work.
  • “Metaphors and Models: The Neuroscience of Comparison – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience” 4:14 – 6:15 pm. Faculty House.
  • “Author Irina Reyn In Conversation With Anna Katsnelson About Her Novel
  • ‘What Happened To Anna K.’” 5:30 – 7:30 pm. IAB, Room 410.
  • “Poetry Reading. “Posts” By Tadeusz Dąbrowski” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 707.
  • “Beyond fighting ISIS: Gender, Conflict & Nationalism. Nadje Al-Ali in conversation with Latif Tas” 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.

Tuesday, November 21

  • “The Human Rights Crisis in Mexico: The Role of Mexican Law Schools” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546.
  • “Pop-Up Concerts: Regional de NY” 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Miller Theater.

Wednesday, November 22 – Friday, November 24

Thanksgiving Break!

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Nov

12

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Do you think Eric Holder sparknoted Plato’s Republic like we did?

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Columbia Journalism School hosts a panel on the International Freedom Awards of the Committee to Protect Journalists” Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, World Room.
  • “The State of Human Rights in the World Today, Keynote Address by Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights” Tuesday, November 14, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Casa Italiana, Teatro.
  • “Combahee River Collective Mixtape: Black Feminist Sonic Dissent Then and Now with Daphne Brooks, Kara Keeling, and Jacqueline Stewart” Wednesday, November 15, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “Risk with Laura Poitras” Thursday, November 16, 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern.
  • “Living the Core and Advancing Justice/Contemporary Civilization Special Event: A Conversation with Eric H. Holder Jr.” Friday, November 17, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Miller Theater.

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Oct

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Bwog wishes we had more time to read books like this for fun :-(

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Benjamin Breen – Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Three Ways of Looking at an Opium Ball” Monday, October 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “Awakening Our Democracy: Free Speech on Campus” Wednesday, November 1, 12:00 – 1:15 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.
  • “Alumni Speaker Series: Matthew Kennis” Wednesday, November 1, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Knox Hall, Room 208.
  • “Strangers in Their Own Land: Where Do We Go from Here?” Wednesday, November 1, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Room 1512.

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Oct

22

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Spooking it up

Hip Hop and Politics powers us through our last week of ~the spook~. Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • Discussion: “Migration Challenges to Human Rights in Europe” with Dr. Nils Muiznieks, Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe. Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Fight the Power: A Global Conversation Exploring Hip-Hop and Social Consciousness”. Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern.
  • “Power Talk with Athena Distinguished Fellow Jehmu Greene” Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Barnard Hall, Held Lecture Hall.
  • “A History of Echoes: Memory and Militant Sound Investigations” Thursday, October 26, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.
  • “The Second New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition and Reception” Friday, October 27, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Kent Hall, East Asian Library.

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Oct

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just another busy week on campus! 

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “Clinica de Migrantes: HBO and Barnard College Forum on Migration Screening Event and Panel Discussion” Monday, October 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Altschul Hall, Room 202.
  • “The Institutional as Usual with Sara Ahmed: Diversity Work as Data Collection” Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “An Evening with Congressman Adriano Espaillat” Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Earl Hall.
  • “Decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal: What Does It Mean?” Wednesday, October 18, 9:30 – 10:45 am. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Music and Meaning: Seminars in Society and Neuroscience” 4:15 – 6:15 pm. Italian Academy, Teatro.
  • “Another 100 Days: Artists Organizing Resistance” Friday, October 20, 1:00 pm. Avery Hall, Room 114.

Monday, October 16

  • “Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 918.
  • “Current LGBT Discourse in Burundi, Kenya, and Ukraine” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105.
  • “Lessons from Afghanistan: The Need for a Whole Government Approach with John Sopko” 12:15 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “Book Talk: Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes with Professor Richard Ashby Wilson” 12:30 – 1:45 pm. IAB, Room 1201.
  • “Community Mental Health: Politics, Policy, and Practice in NYC, 1979-2017” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. New York State Psychiatric Institute, Room 6601.
  • “Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco: Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Inventions of the Soul” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “A Symposium on the Photography of Raghubir Singh: Engagements with “Modernism on the Ganges” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. Barnard Hall, Held Lecture Hall.

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Oct

8

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of The Namesake and Interpreter of Maladies.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “Homes for All, Cages for None: Housing Justice in an Age of Abolition” Tuesday, October 10, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “ProjectART: How We Build the Largest Art School in America, Without Owning a Single Building” Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Faculty House.
  • “Combatting Xenophobia and Islamophobia with Albert Cahn, Legal Director of CAIR-NY” Tuesday, October 10, 8:00 –  9:00 pm. Altschul, Room 903.
  • “Creative Writing Lecture: Lucy Corin” Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Dodge Hall, Room 501.
  • “In Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri BC ‘89” Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm. Diana Center, Event Oval.

Monday, October 9

  • “Indigenous People’s Day Celebration” All-day.
  • “Governance in an Era of Extreme Nationalism” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Fighting Gerrymandering with the Blue Waters Supercomputer with Dr. Wendy Tam Cho” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. William and June Warren Hall.
  • “Smuggling Ukraine Westward” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.

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Oct

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Can we add graphic novels to the Lit Hum curriculum?

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “DIY to a Career in Comics” Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library, Room 523.
  • “A lecture-demonstration with Mallika Sarabhai and the Darapana Dance Company” Wednesday, October 4, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The Diana Center, Glicker-Milstein Theater.
  • “2017 Gabriel Silver Memorial Lecture with Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group” Thursday, October 5, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Low Library Rotunda.
  • “Film Screening & Discussion. “I Came To Testify” Thursday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Havana Without Makeup: Inside the Soul of the City” Thursday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 802.

Monday, October 2

  • “An Informal Performance on the Art of Dance” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Miller Theater.

Tuesday, October 3

  • “Lessons from the German Elections and the Rise of Right Wing Populism with Professor Horst Fischer” 1:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 324.
  • “Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly: Safwan Masri, in conversation with Steve Coll” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Queer Awareness Month Opening Ceremony” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Barnard Hall, Room 418.
  • “Bronx Gothic: A film screening and conversation” 7:00 – 9:30pm. Barnard Hall, Room 304.
  • “War for Guam: Film Screening with Filmmaker” 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Faculty House.

Wednesday, October 4

  • “Flu Fair: Lerner” 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Lerner Hall, Broadway Room.
  • “The Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooli” 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Teachers College, Room 306.
  • “Become an Automation Editor: A workshop on AI and journalism” 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institute.
  • “Awakening Our Democracy – Climate Change Activism and Advocacy” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.

Thursday, October 5

  • “A Brilliant Genocide: Film Screening, Discussion and Book Signing” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Hybrid Censorship” During The “Hybrid War”: Freedom Of Speech And Expression in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Jon Gruber: Health Care Reform” 4:00 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.

Friday, October 6

  • “Columbia 2017 Forum: Electrified Transportation: Challenges and Future Trends” All-day. Shapiro, Davis Auditorium.
  • “Revolt, Defiance, and Resistance in Prints!” Opening Reception, 5:00 – 7:00 am. Dodge Hall, Leroy Neiman Gallery.
  • “2017 Social Enterprise Conference – Leaders Taking a Stand: Social Impact in Turbulent Times” 8:45 am – 5:30 pm. Lerner Hall.

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Sep

24

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We are the Uber Mensch.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Here/Say: Framing, Part 1 [Classification]” Monday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The Diana Center.
  • “Power Talk with Athena Distinguished Fellow Kavita Ramdas” Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Barnard Hall, Room 304.
  • “White Nationalism and Misogyny: The Intersection of Hate” Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall.
  • “Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth” Thursday, September 28, 8:00 pm. Deutsches Haus.
  • “David Brown: A People-Centered Preservation Movement” Thursday, September 28, 7:00 pm. Ware Lounge, Avery Hall.

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Sep

17

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Ken Burns has mastered the art of the smize.

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Note: Columbia’s World Leaders Forum is this week! Find a full schedule and check to see if registration is still available for events here

Recommended

  • “Behind Every Global Goal: Women Leading the World to 2030” Monday, September 18, 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm. Lerner Hall Auditorium.
  • “The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick” Tuesday, September 19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Low Library Rotunda.
  • “Understanding Charlottesville: White Nationalism and American Society” Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Cinema.
  • “Data, Ethics, and Decision Making: Using Data for Good – What does it mean?” Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Uris Hall, 301.

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Sep

10

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We love Tina Campt and Bucket List!

Another year, another Bucket List! Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended Events

  • “What Are Your Thoughts on a Changing World?” Wednesday, September 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Kent Hall 403.
  • “A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers, with Tom Finkelpearl” Thursday, September 14, 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
  • “Listening to Images: A Salon in Honor of Tina Campt” Thursday, September 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The Diana Center.
  • “Afghanistan, South Asia, and the West: A Conversation with Professor William Maley” Friday, September 15, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

Monday, September 11

  • “Guided Historical Tour” 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Low Library 213 – Visitor’s Center.
  • “Multicultural Affairs’ Open House: House Party” 2:00 – 8:00 pm. Lerner 505 Lounge.
  • “The Whiteness of Bones: the Emergence of the Human Skeleton as a Commodity” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Tuesday, September 12

  • “Exhibit Opening: Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Harriman Institute Atrium.

Wednesday, September 13

  • “Timor-Leste: Perceptions of Military and Police Legitimacy” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm. IAB 1512.
  • “Oral histories of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and of September 11 in the US: Christian Delage and Mary Marshall Clark” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.

Thursday, September 14

  • “Uprising 1/13: Revolution with Etienne Balibar, Gayatri Spivak, Bernard Harcourt, and Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco” 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Investigating North Korean Sanctions Violations: Trends and Indicators with Hugh Griffiths, Coordinator for UN Experts Panel on North Korean Sanctions” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB 1302.

Friday, September 15

  • “Columbia University celebrates World Bone Marrow Donor Day” 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lerner Hall.

Saturday, September 16

  • “What Can the Geochemistry of Bricks Reveal about Historical Archaeology?” 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Seismology Seminar Room.

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Apr

30

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Go female leadership!! Rock on!!

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Disrupted: Speech and Democracy in the Digital Age” Monday, May 1, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Casa Italiana. The Knight First Amendment Institute, the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
  • “The Art of Translation” Tuesday, May 2, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1512. Antonina Bouis, Lisa Hayden, Thomas Kitson, Marian Schwartz.
  • “Envisioning Life after Incarceration: A Gendered Response” Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Schermerhorn Extension 754. Reuben Miller, Miyoshi Benton, Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin.
  • “Learning While Serving: Reflections on Five Years Working International Development and Diplomacy in the Obama Administration” Wednesday, May 3, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 1219. Dr. Sarah E. Mendelson.

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